Michael Andersen writes about housing and transportation for the Sightline Institute. He previously covered bike infrastructure for PeopleForBikes, a national bicycling advocacy organization.
Good Transit: Pointless When People Can’t Live Near ItBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
A good Oregon bill would hold high-capacity transit lines to a very basic standard.
Study: Yes, More Parking Does Put More Cars on the RoadBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
A new study finds something transportation reformers have long suspected, but never proven.
Believe it or Not, Trump Put a Huge Tax on Parking Lots – Maybe by MistakeBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
But the IRS might let big companies wriggle out of it. You can comment until Feb. 22.
Six Secrets From the Planner of Sevilla’s Lightning Bike NetworkBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Here's one way to understand the story of biking in Sevilla, Spain: It went from having about as much biking as Oklahoma City to having about as much biking as Portland, Oregon. It did this over the course of four years.
What We Can Learn From the Runaway Success of UT-Austin Bike-ShareBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
In the program's first 40 days, the campus bikes averaged 12 checkouts per bike per day. Why exactly did it work?
When Good Bike Cities Improve, It Helps EveryoneBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
The need for better streets is global, but the fight is local.
The NCUTCD Wants to Know How You Think Speed Limits Should Be SetBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
The obscure but hugely influential committee is asking for direct feedback.
Bike to the Future: Portland Uses Bikes to Rethink 70 Years of Strip MallsBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Portland's Halsey Street carries five bikes in a normal rush hour. The city thinks dramatic upgrades can make it a model for suburban retrofits.
Lightning Fast, Dirt Cheap: Five Tips From SF’s Protected Bike Lane ProjectsBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
How to cut the project time of a new protected bike lane by 90 percent and the cost by 75 percent.
London’s Protected Bike Lanes Move People 5 Times More Efficiently Than Car LanesBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
Leave it to a Brit to deliver a mathematical smackdown this courteously.
Three Ways Austin Is Doubling the Rate It Builds Bike RoutesBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
If you want to learn how a city can start doing good street projects faster, keep an eye on Austin, Texas.
Bikes and Transit Keep Racking Up Ballot WinsBy Michael Andersen | | No Comments
In one U.S. city after another, voters keep making their opinions clear.